Martha’s Photo Albums

My Pinetum Collection

Posted on September 2, 2015

As many of you know I am very fond of trees, and I love planting them. Since I purchased my Bedford farm, I’ve planted thousands of trees, and [&hellip…

An Update on My Lily Pond Garden

Posted on September 1, 2015

Do you miss the hundreds of roses that had long been planted around my Lily Pond Lane home in East Hampton? I know many of you recall I [&hellip…

Peluche Visits the Veterinarian

Posted on August 31, 2015

Time to see the vet for a check-up… Last week, Peluche visited her veterinarian for the first time. Dr. Marty Goldstein, of Smith Ridge Veterinary Center in nearby [&hellip…

Rescue on the High Seas and a Lobster Reward

Posted on August 29, 2015

Boating is one of my favorite activities… During my recent stay in Maine, a group of us, including my daughter, grandchildren, and Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and his family, [&hellip…

Pickling at Skylands

Posted on August 28, 2015

I always love this time of year when I can start pickling the delicious cucumbers from my gardens. I remember pickling with my mom, Big Martha – she [&hellip…

Propagating Snapdragons from Stem Cuttings

Posted on August 27, 2015

I always enjoy growing my own plants, but there’s something even more exciting and gratifying about propagating them – producing plants by dividing, grafting, or taking the cuttings [&hellip…

Repurposing Felled Trees at My Farm

Posted on August 26, 2015

Recycling felled trees into valuable, usable lumber is always a good thing, and is one of my priorities on my farm. Dominic Arena, who works at my farm, [&hellip…

Hay for My Horses

Posted on August 25, 2015

Hay is an important part of every horse’s diet, and my Friesians, ponies and donkeys depend on me to provide them with the best quality hay possible. Hay [&hellip…